Class matters : the strange career of an American delusion

"From the decks of the Mayflower straight through to Donald Trump's "American carnage," class has always played a role in American life. In this remarkable work, Steve Fraser twines our nation's past with his own family's history, deftly illustrating how class matters p...

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Main Author: Fraser, Steve, 1945- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2018]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The enigma of class in America
  • East of Eden
  • We the people in the city of brotherly love
  • Wretched refuse
  • There was a young cowboy : homeless on the range
  • John Smith visits suburbia
  • Free at last? : "I have a dream" and involuntary servitude
  • Conclusion: The homeland.